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Can acupuncture really help Neuropathic bladder (spinal injury)?

Surprising new research says nearly 1.3 million Americans are living with a spinal-cord injury, five times more than previous estimates.Overall, 5.5 million people in the U.S. 251 more words

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Complex Rehab Technology

Complex Rehab Technology

Complex Rehab Technology products and services include medically necessary, individually-configured manual and power wheelchair systems, adaptive seating systems, alternative positioning systems, and other mobility devices that require evaluation, fitting, configuration, adjustment or programming. 265 more words

Wheelchairs

Electro-acupuncture electric stimulation improves outcome of stem cells' transplantation in spinal cord injury.

Spinal Cord Injury cases do not only highlight the life-saving benefits of stem cell treatment, they also provide a boost to the struggle for the acceptance of stem cell therapy as a recognized field in the medical profession.Transplantation of bone-marrow-derived mesenchymal stromal cells (BMSCs) into the injured spinal cord is emerging as a novel method in the therapeutics of SCI; however, its application is limited by the poor survival rate of the transplanted cells and low differentiation rate into neurons. 225 more words

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Mikey Nichols, Boomer & Carton benefit game a big success

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MIDDLETOWN – No one in attendance at the sold out Middletown Ice World had trouble keeping Saturday’s Boomer & Carton/Mikey Strong 23 benefit hockey game in perspective, but Boomer Esiason was certainly able to articulate the emotions felt. 584 more words

Sports

Life rushes in as coping with SCI becomes manageable

Recently I was rear ended in my car! I was minding my own business, slowing behind a vehicle that was indicating to turn right when that screech of braking wheels makes your shoulders rise in anticipation of the thump, a glance in the rear view mirror confirmed a Masda was in my truck. 511 more words

Caring

Craig Carton of WFAN moved by Mikey Nichols' strength

The strength and courage displayed by injured Monroe High School hockey player Mikey Nichols over the past 13 months is something to be celebrated. And WFAN radio personality Craig Carton agrees. 723 more words

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Craig Carton of WFAN moved by Mikey Nichols' strength

The strength and courage displayed by injured Monroe High School hockey player Mikey Nichols over the past 13 months is something to be celebrated. And WFAN radio personality Craig Carton agrees. 723 more words

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